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keep sb/sth from sth

phrasal verb with keep uk   /kiːp/ us   /kiːp/ verb kept, kept
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keep sb/sth from sth

phrasal verb with keep uk   /kiːp/ us   verb kept, kept
to prevent someone or something from doing something: Am I keeping you from your work?keep sb/sth from doing sth The board is doing everything it can to keep the business from failing.
(Definition of keep sb/sth from sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “keep sb/sth from sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻止…做, 防止…做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阻止…做, 防止…做…
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